Sep 12, 2010 10:00pm EDT
. as fox 5's jennifer davis reports the gender gap is the 14th higher in the country and higher than the national gap as well. >> reporter: women are celebrated at the dairy god mother in delray. >> thank you. >> they are working in all parts of the popular frozen custard shop which is owned by and named after a woman. >> i didn't think about it that way when i first started out. but yes, i am the dairy god mother. >> reporter: liz davis is proud to say there is no gender gap at her operation. but not shocked to hear there is a big one outside her store. >> i am not surprised at that gap. i think it will continue to improve and improve as time goes by. >> reporter: according to a new report women in virginia earn an average of 81 cents for every dollar that men earn. that difference is larger than in most other states. >> for the same job, they ought to get the same pay. >> reporter: but they don't. the commonwealth institute says the hourly wage gap between the sexes in virginia in 2008 was $3.59. for the merely median income that works out to a difference of nearly $16,000 a year.
Sep 13, 2010 3:00pm EDT
. jennifer griffin with the news live at the pentagon. i understand the deal includes fighter yets and blackhawk helicopters and all kinds of stuff. >> and also includes a political element. no coincidence that boeing based in missouri would be the beneficiary of the deal. one of the main beneficiaries. they say and the white house says it could in fact create thousands of jobs. it is not clear whether it would create the jobs or simply save the jobs. the u.s. hasn't sold f-15 fighter jets overseas in the last ten years and the u.s. military doesn't buy f-15s any more. they were slated to close the line. this would be a big boon for missouri and for boeing, shep. >> shepard: is there an indication that the israelis might feel nervous about the u.s. arming the saudis. >> absolutely. sources tell me they were so nervous that they sent the defense minister ehud barouk to talk about the deal. he received assurances as did prime minister netanyahu when met with president obama in the white house they were very concerned that the jets could be used against israel and they have been given